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Whitman Center celebrates Native American Heritage Month

To celebrate November’s Native American Heritage month, the Whitman Center has an exhibit of Pow Wow Portraits. This exhibit, containing 22 portraits from the Michigan State University Museum, will be on display through Dec. 3. The purpose of the exhibit is to show American Indians dressed in contemporary traditional clothing. […]

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Paging Dr. Cullen…

Frenchtown Square Mall celebrated its grand reopening Saturday, Nov. 14, with a special guest  from the Twilight movies.  After months of renovations, the mall celebrated its reopening with Peter Facinelli, the actor who plays Dr. Carlisle Cullen.  New Moon, the sequel to the popular movie Twilight, opens Nov. 20. Since […]

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New school helps students grow in knowledge

 The Learning Bank Network, a collaboration of educational institutions taking over an old Monroe Bank and Trust branch, launched Wednesday with its first orientation. The Learning Bank is an institution that will help members of the community 18 and older grow in knowledge and gain more skill that is expected to […]

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Cavanagh storms MCCC

He wants to fry up an eagle, just to see what it’s like. Tim Cavanagh, a regular on the popular radio program The Bob and Tom Show, served up many of his famous “One Minute Songs” and other hilarities as he invaded the Meyer Theater on Oct. 3.Entering the limelight, […]

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Ex-student directs films

From dramatic thrillers and animated super heroes to comedies, Travis Seppala’s many interests have all been incorporated into one career. Seppala is from Monroe and is working in the growing Michigan film industry by writing and directing his own films as well as working with other people’s scripts.For the short […]

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Staying healthy on campus in fall flu season

With many students getting sick, the time has come to think about our health. MCCC recommends that students stay home if they are suffering flu-like symptoms. “I think it’s kind of cool. I wouldn’t want to come to school and give the flu to anybody else,” said Jase Sancrainte, a […]

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From men to monsters

When someone entered the Whitman Center, MCCC’s off-campus building, from Oct. 7-30, they would have been greeted by 17 wooden silhouettes of women murdered by their boyfriend or husband. A shield-shaped plaque with the story of their death, including the name of the man responsible, rested on each chest. According […]

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Tragic loss brings reinvention

An MCCC student and his family opened a new corn maze this fall. Annette Heck and her three children, Chris, Ethan, and Emma, have worked for a year to get their “Heck of a Corn Maze ” and country store ready for people to enjoy. Ethan is a student at […]

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Pet rescue resumes in area despite setbacks

Charmed Lives Pet Rescue, located in Carleton, MI is seeking volunteers to assist them in their effort to find homes for the many animals they help.     The pet rescue was founded in 2004 by Gwen Giznsky, who is also the President. This rescue is unique, in that it is a […]

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MCCC takes precautions for H1N1 virus

A new H1N1 flu vaccine will be available soon, in anticipation of a possible outbreak of the virus this fall. When the virus was detected in the U.S. in April 2009, it was called “swine flu.” This was because tests showed that many of the genes were similar to the […]